LATE NIGHT (05 OCTOBER)
Katherine Newbury (Emma Thompson) is a pioneer and legendary host on the late-night talk-show circuit. When she’s accused of being a “woman who hates women,” she puts affirmative action on the to-do list. As a result, Molly (Mindy Kaling) is hired as the one woman in Katherine’s all-male writers’ room. But Molly might be too little too late, as the formidable Katherine also faces the reality of low ratings and a network that wants to replace her. Wanting to prove she’s not merely a diversity hire who’s disrupting the comfort of the brotherhood, Molly is determined to help Katherine revitalize her show and career, and possibly even bigger change at the same time.
JOKER (05 OCTOBER)
Joker is a 2019 American psychological thriller film directed by Todd Phillips, who co-wrote the screenplay with Scott Silver. The film is based on DC Comics characters and stars Joaquin Phoenix as the Joker. The film, which acts as an origin story for the Joker, is set in 1981 and follows Arthur Fleck, a failed stand-up comedian who turns to a life of crime and chaos in Gotham City. Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy and Brett Cullen appear in supporting roles.
ZULU WEDDING (11 OCTOBER)
Fiesty choreographer Lungile will do a lot to avoid falling in love, and even more to avoid going home to South Africa where she’s traditionally engaged to a king. However, when she meets her soulmate Tex, she is forced to face her complicated past.
GEMINI MAN (11 OCTOBER)
Henry Brogan (Will Smith), an aging government assassin seeking to exit his career, finds himself going up against a younger clone of himself named Junior, who’s able to predict his every move. With no other choice, Henry must uncover the truth behind Junior’s creation and save him from going down the same dark path he did, all while fighting against a corrupt system determined to “retire” him at all costs.
THE GOLDFINCH (11 AUGUST)
The Goldfinch is a novel by the American author Donna Tartt. It won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. The protagonist, 13-year-old Theodore Decker, survives a terrorist bombing at an art museum where his mother dies. While staggering through the debris, he takes with him a small Dutch Golden Age painting called The Goldfinch. It becomes a singular source of hope for him as he descends into a world of crime.
MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL (18 OCTOBER)
Five years after the first film, Maleficent’s peaceful life in the Moors takes an unexpected turn when Prince Phillip proposes to Aurora and she accepts. Unbeknownst to all, Phillip’s mother, Queen Ingrith of Ulstead, plans to use the wedding to divide humans and fairies forever. With Maleficent and Aurora finding themselves on opposite sides of an impending war, the two question whether they can truly be a family.
ESCAPE PLAN: THE EXTRACTORS (25 OCTOBER)
After security expert Ray Breslin (Sylvester Stallone) is hired to rescue the kidnapped daughter of a Hong Kong tech mogul from a formidable Latvian prison, his girlfriend is also captured. The kidnapping takes place in a mansion far away in the woods and guarded heavily unlike the previous films unique prisons. It is revealed that the man behind the kidnappings is the son of a former friend-turned-enemy. Now he and his team must pull off a deadly rescue mission to confront their sadistic foe and save the hostages before time runs out.
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